The group behind the 2015 Balboa Park Centennial said the yearlong celebration will be anchored around four major shows in the hopes of drawing international attention to San Diego. The centennial celebrates the 1915 Panama-California Exposition.
Research in San Diego could led to helping patients with Parkinson's Disease using non-embryonic stem cells. And a grassroots volunteer fundraising organization to help fund stem cell research has been started by eight patients.
With the announcement that Southern California Edison will shut down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station for good, attention now turns to the cost of decommissioning and disposal of nuclear waste.
Do you have a question for Mayor Bob Filner? He joins KPBS Midday Edition today at noon to discuss the Tourism Marketing District controversy, the five-year agreement with city unions, revised budget and cleaning up La Jolla cove.
The Immigration Reform bill moves to the Senate floor for a vote next month, but even if it passes in the Senate, there are doubts about its chances in the House. A rally in support will be held in San Diego tonight.